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Could the large vein on the top of my penis be caused by bph?

Could the large vein on the top of my penis be caused by bph?

No: That vein is the dorsal penile vein and is normal in all men and not caused by a disease process. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more


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Could be BPH making my penis and balls get swollen?

Could be BPH making my penis and balls get swollen?

No: Swelling of the penis and scrotum is not related to bph. This is usually caused by other issues such as blood clots in the pelvis, heart failure, or poor circulation in the lower extremitied causing swelling of the penis and scrotum. ...Read more

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My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

Well I think you: Are saying your gradad has BPH and uses foleys to empty his bladder but he is still peeing thru his penis. Well using foleys does not mean you cannot pee thru your penis. But if there is leakage and incontinence this means that you might have to leave the foley in for longer. I would consult the urologist taking care of your grandad. ...Read more

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No BPH but low urine flow @ night. Urlgst wants to insert device into penis to look for block. Is that the only next step? Flow only problem at night

No BPH but low urine flow @ night. Urlgst wants to insert device into penis to look for block. Is that the only next step?  Flow only problem at night

Sounds appropriate: Sounds like the urologist wants to get a visual of what might be causing a urinary flow issue. A cystoscopy sounds appropriate, however, you can discuss this with your family doctor or internist, and possibly get another opinion by a second urologist. ...Read more

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Sixty yr old man, chronic bph, kidney stone 4 months ago. Burning distal penis, freq urge and painful urination made worse by running and tennis good ?

Sixty yr old man, chronic bph, kidney stone 4 months ago. Burning distal penis, freq urge and painful urination made worse by running and tennis good ?

See a urologist. : Pain at the tip of the penis is usually pain referred from the bladder or bladder neck. Painful urination, increased frequency, and voiding difficulty can come any number of your urologic issues, such as bph, bladder stones, or a urinary tract infection. See a urologist for a full evaluation. When a diagnosis is made, many things can be done to offer significant relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a thrombosed penis vein cause priapism?

Absolutely: Because of your age, it is best that you consult your parents and regular doctor for close care of your issue. But, if a Urologist and surgeon have evaluated you, you should follow their recommendations. ...Read more

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What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)

What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)

Blocking blood flow: Use of "cock rings" , cords, or other types of devices that block the flow of blood through the vein for a prolonged time is the most probable cause. There are also blood clotting disorders such as anti cardiolipin antibodies that iincrease the risk of clotting. Inflammation from an infection can also cause clotting/thrombosis. ...Read more

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Small movable lump midway up penis shaft under vein. Only felt when erect. Rarely causes pain. Hasnt grown. Is this serious? Will it affect my vein?

Small movable lump midway up penis shaft under vein. Only felt when erect. Rarely causes pain. Hasnt grown. Is this serious? Will it affect my vein?

Need to examine: It is not possible to be sure without examining you, however, what you described is consistent with a sebaceous cyst. It will not cause any harm, but may grow gradually. As and when you can, you should get it removed. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more